JONATHAN: They used to call it Hell's Kitchen, but now the substantially-gentrified West Side of midtown Manhattan is called Clinton, and the Puerto Rican vs. Polack gangs of West Side Story are history.
Listeners shared thoughts on what they think Eight Forty-Eight got wrong - and what they like, too.Here are some of those letters:Last month, Eight Forty-Eight headed to WBEZ's Humboldt Park bureau for a live remote broadcast, the Dueling Critics joined and shared their br
Friends and neighbors often influence one's choices--in big and small ways. Sometimes its eager advice on restaurants or vacations. Other times, opinions creep toward the bigger questions - like whether or not to have a child.
KELLY:Shout is something of a misnomer for this jukebox revue, as most of the songs are from a later period--specifically, 1966-7-8, when Pet Clark ruled the airwaves and the Top 40 was just as likely to feature Broadway-style ballads as rock 'n' roll.
So here’s good news, and a second thought. Chicago Community Trust has just awarded $50,000 to the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University to bring in eta Creative Arts, MPAACT and Silk Road Theatre Project. The program is called “One More Night” and
Alice Conroy loves a good mystery. The North Side resident has figured out that all the hours she’s spent reading mystery novels amount to more than a decade. So when her detective husband is gunned down, Alice is primed to believe something fishy is going on.